Face to Face Advisories

Face to Face Advisories Book

Bridging Cultural Gaps

by Linda Crawford
For High School & Middle Level • Grade Levels 5-12

Bridge differences. Reduce bias.

Help diverse students connect to school.

Lead a year’s worth of advisory conversations about the most
important cultural challenges of our day.

Face to Face Advisories provides the tools you need to guide conversations about culture: sometimes painful, sometimes playful­  ̶  above all, honest. Examine social and psychological dynamics that tend to push us apart, and identify changes that can pull us together. Use the 125+ advisory meetings, with daily messages, greetings, share topics, robust and varied activities, and reflection questions, to prompt development of social skills, critical thinking, and open discussion.

Lead advisories that help students think critically and with feeling as they

  • Develop appreciation for cultural diversity
  • Cultivate connections across differences
  • Examine the price we pay for intolerance
  • Realize that each of us can be a change agent
  • Take action for equity

Abundant teacher support: research, theory, resources, and practical tips guide each advisory

The Origins Program 2013
368 pages - Soft Cover
ISBN: 978-0-938541-20-2